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  1. Colonial and Post-colonial Constitutionalism in the Commonwealth

    Peace, Order and Good Government

    By Hakeem O. Yusuf

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The peace, order and good government (POGG) clause is found in the constitutions of almost all Commonwealth countries. Since its introduction, the clause has played a significant role in colonial and post-colonial constitutionalism in Commonwealth jurisdictions.This book is the first full length...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

    Edited by Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    The decade after 11 September 2001 saw the enactment of counter-terrorism laws around the world. These laws challenged assumptions about public institutions, human rights and constitutional law. Those challenges are particularly apparent in the context of the increased surveillance powers granted...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Weak Constitutionalism

    Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power

    By Joel Colón-Ríos

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    It has been frequently argued that democracy is protected and realized under constitutions that protect certain rights and establish the conditions for a functioning representative democracy. However, some democrats still find something profoundly unsettling about contemporary constitutional...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Course Notes: Constitutional and Administrative Law

    By John McGarry

    Series: Course Notes

    Course Notes is designed to help you succeed in your law examinations and assessments. Each guide supports revision of an undergraduate and conversion GDL/CPE law degree module by demonstrating good practice in creating and maintaining ideal notes. Course Notes will support you in actively and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Early Warning System for the Principle of Subsidiarity

    Constitutional Theory and Empirical Reality

    By Philipp Kiiver

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This book offers a comprehensive systematic analysis of the European Union’s Early Warning System (EWS) for subsidiarity, which was introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon. The book includes both a detailed theoretical analysis of the EWS as well as an assessment of how national parliaments have...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Vindicating Socio-Economic Rights

    International Standards and Comparative Experiences

    By Paul O'Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    Notwithstanding the widespread and persistent affirmation of the indivisibility and equal worth of all human rights, socio-economic rights continue to be treated as the "Cinderella" of the human rights corpus. At a domestic level this has resulted in little appetite for the explicit recognition and...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Confronting the Human Rights Act 1998

    Contemporary themes and perspectives

    Edited by Nicolas Kang-Riou

    This book critically examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and evaluates its impact from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The book includes both a domestic and international analysis of the effectiveness of the HRA, and also considers possible future developments in policy and practise as well...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols

    European Bans on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Education

    By Erica Howard

    Written in accessible language, Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols is a comprehensive analysis of a topical subject that is being widely debated across Europe. The book provides an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights as well as from national courts and...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Law and Development in Asia

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge